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Testing encounter for Saints

The Saints had the odds stacked against them right from the start on Saturday.. The A-grade side had two Mansfield umpires presiding over the game away from home, causing a stir among the Saints.. Benalla’s coach Pip O’Donoghue said she

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Georgia Smith
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Suns get up for Ray

The Suns travelled to the Gilbert Gordon Oval in Woodend in near freezing conditions.. The home team fired up for a win for their big man Ray Tadd playing his 500th career game.. The Suns started well controlling much of the play, but were unable to

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 21 2018
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Poetry awarded

Benalla’s Roderick Williams has taken out the two top prizes for poetry at this year’s Henry Lawson Festival.. The small NSW town of Gulgong came alive last weekend for the annual festival, which honours the Aussie writer and bush poet

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 21 2018
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Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Saudi women prepare to get behind wheel

Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be allowed to drive and even work as drivers in a push by the crown prince to modernise the country.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2018
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Trump defends border, North Korea policies

President Donald Trump has defended his border policy, trade tariffs on US allies and the denuclearisation of North Korea in comments at a GOP convention.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2018
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Vatican jails priest for having child porn

A former high-ranking priest Carlo Alberto Capella has been jailed for five years by the Vatican after he was found guilty of possessing child pornography.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2018
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WA Labor by-election loss 'sends message'

The loss of the Darling Range by-election sends a clear message of dissatisfaction to Western Australia's Labor government, the opposition says.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2018
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Bad timing for corporate tax cut: Labor

Ahead of federal parliament sitting for the final week before the long winter break, Labor remains opposed to the proposed corporate tax cuts.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2018
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Thousands march for Brexit deal referendum

Thousands of pro-European Union supporters have joined a march through London's streets to demand the government hold a referendum on the final terms of Brexit.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2018
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Zimbabwe president escapes blast at rally

A blast has gone off inches from where Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa was attending a rally, injuring one of his vice-presidents but he was unhurt.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2018
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Labor launches NBN service guarantee

A Shorten Labor government would make NBN Co pay penalties and compensate customers for shoddy broadband or long waiting times for service.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2018
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One killed in Ethiopia rally explosion

An explosion believed to be caused by a grenade has killed one person and injured many more at a political rally in Ethiopia.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2018
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Coalition seizes on Labor leader stoush

The federal government is playing up tension between Labor leader Bill Shorten and Anthony Albanese ahead of five by-elections.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2018
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WA Lib by-election win a Labor smackdown

WA Labor has lost the Darling Range by-election, defying the polls and representing a big smackdown of the McGowan government just 15 months in power.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2018
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